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Saxon is a town in Iron County.

Tradition says the name stems from a railroad depot worker, who would announce, "Sacks on!" after he put the mail on the train.

The latitude of Saxon is 46.493N. The longitude is -90.414W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,135 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 350.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,212
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Saxon demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Iron County Fair - Aug. 3-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Saxon web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Saxon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Iron County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54559 ZIP code.

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14% of Saxon residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saxon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saxon was $16,705, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Saxon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Saxon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $125.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $592.


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Iron County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saxon political report.

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The average commute time for Saxon workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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